Difference between revisions of "FluentMeshToFoam"

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==Synopsis==
 
==Synopsis==
fluent3DMeshToFoam [OPTIONS] FLUENT_MESH
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fluentMeshToFoam [OPTIONS] FLUENT_MESH
  
 
==Description==
 
==Description==
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See also [http://www.openfoam.org/docs/user/mesh-conversion.php paragraph 5.5.1] of the [http://www.openfoam.org/docs/user/ User Guide].
 
See also [http://www.openfoam.org/docs/user/mesh-conversion.php paragraph 5.5.1] of the [http://www.openfoam.org/docs/user/ User Guide].
  
This utility does not work on Gambit meshes.  See [http://openfoamwiki.net/index.php/GambitToFoam GambitToFoam] for more information.
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== Limitations ==
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* {{tt|fluentMeshToFoam}} does not work on Gambit meshes.  See [[gambitToFoam]] for more information.
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* {{tt|fluentMeshToFoam}} can only handle the following 2D cell types: tri, quad
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* {{tt|fluentMeshToFoam}} can only handle the following 3D cell types: tet, hex, pyramid, prism
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** For other 3D cell types, see [[fluent3DMeshToFoam]].
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* {{tt|fluentMeshToFoam}} requires a workaround for handling internal walls/patches: [[Howto importing fluent mesh with internal walls]]
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** [[fluent3DMeshToFoam]] can handle internal walls/patches.
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[[Category:Mesh conversion utilities]]
 
[[Category:Mesh conversion utilities]]

Revision as of 01:15, 23 August 2015

1 Name

fluent3DMeshToFoam - Converts a Fluent mesh (in ASCII format) to foam format including multiple region and region boundary

Valid versions: OF Version 21.png

2 Synopsis

fluentMeshToFoam [OPTIONS] FLUENT_MESH

3 Description

Convert a mesh file FLUENT_MESH from Fluent format to foam format.

-scale FACTOR

Scale the mesh geometry by FACTOR. If omitted, use 1

-case DIR

Execute the command on the case directory DIR. If not provided, use the current directory

-noFunctionObjects

Skip the execution of the functionObjects

-help

Display the help and exit

See also paragraph 5.5.1 of the User Guide.

4 Limitations

  • fluentMeshToFoam does not work on Gambit meshes. See gambitToFoam for more information.
  • fluentMeshToFoam can only handle the following 2D cell types: tri, quad
  • fluentMeshToFoam can only handle the following 3D cell types: tet, hex, pyramid, prism
  • fluentMeshToFoam requires a workaround for handling internal walls/patches: Howto importing fluent mesh with internal walls